The Small Things Really Matter: Special Details To Include In Your Wedding

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So you’ve chosen a venue, found your dream wedding dress, organized dates with all of your vendors and have chosen your wedding flowers. Congratulations! If you’ve made it through all of that without tearing your hair out or turning into bridezilla then, you’re doing well. With all of the ‘big stuff’ out of the way, you’re free to turn your attention to the finer details. These are important as they are what will make your wedding really special, personal to you and ultimately what people will remember most about the day. Here are some of the ways to go about it.

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Wedding Planning Basics: Where To Begin

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They say wedding planning is up there with moving house and changing job when it comes stressful life events. The good news is that planning your big day doesn’t have to be a hassle. It can actually be really fun! If you’re celebrating your engagement, you may be wondering where to begin. Here are some top tips to help you navigate your way through the planning process without any problems at all.

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Spring Wedding Cake Trends: Periwinkle Rosette

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Our second cake in our new spring I Do! Collection is a take on the current trend that is popping up in many 2016 wedding ceremony and reception decor: wood laser cut outs. Keeping with last years rustic trend, we’ve incorporated the look of laser cut wood into our rosette cake.

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Wedding Cake Flowers – Real vs. Sugar

Comparison of real vs sugar wedding cake flowers

During the design phase for a wedding cake, we always stumble upon the subject of real flowers versus sugar flowers, or gumpaste flowers as they are known as in the industry. Is one better than the other? Is one less costly than the other? Given how often we are asked, I’ve compiled a list of pros and cons to help make the decision easier.

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Wedding Reception Details You Don’t Want to Miss

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There are a lot of big decisions to make for any wedding. You will find yourself concerned with picking the perfect dress, venue, menu, cake, and music for your wedding for the first few months of planning, but as you get closer to the big day, you will realize how many little decisions need to be made as well. In the big scheme of your wedding, those little details will make a big difference in how well the wedding day turns out for you and your guests. Unfortunately, little details are easy to forget. You never want to be the bride who’s panicking on her wedding day because she forgot to pack the right lip gloss. Instead, you can prepare for all these little things to create a beautiful and stress-free wedding day. Here are some of the wedding reception details that brides commonly forget and that you definitely don’t want to miss.

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Wedding Planning Tips: Save Some Cake for the Morning After

After a wedding cake consultation, I’m always asked by our couples if I had any tips that I could share with them for their big day. One tip that comes to mind is of course cake related! I always suggest having them ask their venue or catering staff to pack a take away box containing a few slices of their wedding cake. Odds are that they never even had a chance to try a slice of their own cake, and it is a shame to have to wait a full year to take a fork to the top tier.

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